[ANNOUNCE] dfu-util 0.6 release

Stefan Schmidt stefan at datenfreihafen.org
Fri Apr 27 23:57:07 CEST 2012


It was about time again to bundle all changes in dfu-util land
together and make a release out of it. The major changes in this
release is the addition of a DFU suffix manipulation tool and support
for windows binary builds.

Both features have been long standing todo items and its a pleasure to
see this finally falling into place. For details please have a look below.

        o Add detach mode (Stefan Schmidt)
        o Check return value on all libusb calls (Tormod Volden)
        o Add DFU suffix manipulation tool (Stefan Schmidt)
        o Port to Windows: (Tormod Volden, some parts based on work from Satz
          o Port file handling to stdio streams
          o Sleep() macros
          o C99 types
          o Pack structs
        o Detect DfuSe device correctly on big-endian architectures (Tormod
        o Add dfuse progress indication on download (Tormod Volden)
        o Cleanup: gcc pedantic, gcc extension, ... (Tormod Volden)
        o Rely on page size from functional descriptor. Please report if you get
          an error about it.  (Tormod Volden)
        o Add quirk for Maple since it reports wrong DFU version (Tormod Volden)

2012-04-22: Stefan Schmidt <stefan at datenfreihafen.org>

A zip file with the windows binaries together with a libusb.dll can
now be found in our releases folder like all tarballs and md5 and gpg


A description how to register your device with libusb under windows is
included in the zip file.

Stefan Schmidt

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